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The Maple Leaf Ship just before it hit the mine off the coast of Mandarin in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville’s Military Heritage: 10 Fascinating Things You Should Know

Jacksonville boasts a long and varied military history. Here are some of the most interesting highlights:   The Southernmost Battle of the Revolutionary War Was Fought in NE Florida. The Battle of Thomas Creek occurred near Yulee on May 17, 1777, when the Patriots faced off against the Loyalists, Brits, and Creek Indians. The Patriots lost.   Camp Milton Was an Important Confederate Military Base. Built to block Union forces from getting to the supply and railway center in Baldwin, Camp Milton on Jacksonville’s Westside was built in 1864 and served as Florida’s strongest Confederate field fortification. There’s a Civil …

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Home Start then On The Road Finish – JAGUARS 2015 Schedule

The start has a homey feel, and they’re on the road at the finish. In between, the Jaguars’ 2015 regular-season schedule features a three-game road trip and what could be a season-defining November and December around EverBank Field. And, oh yes … The also will play back-to-back road games against two of the NFL’s best teams – and two of the best quarterbacks – in late September and early October. Those are a few of the highlights of the Jaguars’ 2015 schedule, announced along with the rest of the NFL schedule Tuesday at 8 p.m. The schedule features consecutive home …

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